Akeel Inham scores twin centuries as all games end in draws

SLC Major League Tier B Tournament 2018/19

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Four matches of the SLC Major League Tier B Tournament 2018/19 concluded today with all matches ending in draws. The 3-day encounters were worked off from the 09th to 11th of May.

Panadura SC vs Police SC

The Tier B encounter between Panadura Sports Club and Police Sports Club ended in a draw today at the Police Grounds in Colombo. Asantha Basnayake (106) and Mahesh Priyadarshana (113*) shone with the bat while Manjula Jayawardena impressed with the ball, taking a match bag of 8 wickets for 116 runs.

Photos: Police SC vs Panadura SC | SLC Major League 2018/19 – Tier “B”

Brief Scores

Panadura Sports Club294 (100.2) Asantha Basnayake 106, Thimira Jayasinghe 65, Nipun Lakshan 63, Manjula Jayawardena 4/59, Dinuka Hettiarachchi 4/88, Gayantha Wijethilaka 2/63 & 255 (87.1) Nipuna Deshan 78, Tharusha Fernando 59, Thimira Jayasinghe 51, Vishwa Chathuranga 29, Manjula Jayawardane 4/57, Supun Madushanka 3/57, Dinuka Hettiarachchi 3/70

Police Sports Club267 (77.1) Mahesh Priyadarshana 113*, Gitansh Khera 65, Manjula Jayawardene 21, Sameendra Madushan 3/59, Kaumal Nanayakkara 3/94, Amitha Kaushalya 3/84 & 105/3 (11) Ajantha Mendis 45, Nishan Madushka 41, Kaumal Nanayakkara 2/36

Result – Match Drawn

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Kurunegala YCC vs Galle CC

Rasanjana Jayarathne starred with the ball taking a match bag of 7 wickets for 128 runs as the Tier B encounter between Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club and Galle Cricket Club ended in a draw today at Welagedara Grounds in Kurunegala. National cap, Akalanka Ganegama also showed his tricks with the ball taking 7 wickets in the match for Galle Cricket Club.

Photos: Kurunegala Youth CC vs Galle CC | SLC Major League 2018/19 – Tier “B”

Brief Scores

Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club – 343 (101.3) Lahiru Jayaratne 78, Dhanushka Dharmasiri 61, Anurudda Rajapakse 54, Dulaj Ranathunga 36, Damith Perera 28, Sanjeewan Priyadharshana 22*, Randeera Ranasinghe 20, Akalanka Ganegama 4/80, Sudeera Thilakaratne 3/100, Rajitha Priyan 2/64 & 197 (56.4) Keshan Wanniarachchi 37*, S Karunanayake 27, Rasanjana Jayaratne 25, Anurudda Rajapakse 25, Randeera Ranasinghe 20, Hasnain Bokhari 4/92, Akalanka Ganegama 3/44

Galle Cricket Club290 (59.5) Sudeera Thilakaratne 54, Hasnain Bokhari 48, Rajeewa Weerasinghe 46*, Ashan Madushanka 29, Sameen Kandanearachchi 27, Nisal Randika 25, Lakshan Rodrigo 23, Thusith de Soysa 4/64, Rasanjana Jayaratne 3/67, Randeera Ranasinghe 2/34 & 192/9 (43) Nisal Randika 52, Sudeera Thilakarathne 33*, Damitha Hunukumbura 23, Anurudda Rajapakshe 2/27, Rasanjana Jayarathne 4/61

Result – Match Drawn

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Lankan Cricket Club vs Navy Sports Club

The Tier B encounter between Lankan Cricket Club and Navy Sports Club ended in a draw today at Navy Grounds in Welisara. Lahiru Dilshan starred with the bat scoring a brilliant century for Lankan Cricket Club while Savindu Peiris showed his skill with the ball taking 6 scalps for Navy Sports Club.

Brief Scores

Lankan Cricket Club 218 (57.4) Thusira Madanayake 72, Avishka Perera 35, Lahiru Dilshan 25, Ayantha de Silva 24*, Savindu Peiris 4/81, Kavika Dilshan 4/70 & 347 (80.2) Lahiru Dilshan 139, Shifran Muthaliph 89*, Lakshitha Manasinghe 37, Dunith Wellalage 32, Savindu Peiris 6/118, Tharushan Iddamalgoda 2/59, HGK Dilshan 2/88

Navy Sports Club 212 (43.1) Shewon Fonseka 75, Supun Leelarathne 53, Dilan Chandima 22, Lakshitha Manasinghe 4/44, Ayantha de Silva 2/53 & 224/9 (71) Salitha Fernando 48, Tharushan Iddamalgoda 33, Shewon Fonseka 43*, Dilan Chandima 29, Asiri de Silva 21, Supun Leelarathne 20, Dunith Wellalage 3/53, Shifran Muthaliph 3/46, Lakshitha Manasinghe 2/60

Result – Match Drawn

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Kalutara TC vs Bloomfield C & AC

Akeel Inham starred with the bat for Kalutara Town Club scoring twin centuries in the Tier B encounter against Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club which ended in a draw today at Bloomfield Grounds in Colombo. Inham scored 165 runs in the first innings and stroked 103 runs in the second innings.  

Photos: Bloomfield C & AC vs Kalutara TC | SLC Major League 2018/19 – Tier “B”

Brief Scores

Kalutara Town Club 406/9d (111) Akeel Inham 165, Sachitha Jayathilake 140, Lakshan Jayasinghe 31*, Ranmith Jayasena 21, Asantha Singappuli 3/119, Aravinda Premarathne 2/47, Dileepa Jayalath 2/92 & 319/8d (61) Akeel Inham 103, Ranmith Jayasena 68, Madhawa Nimesh 65, Geeth Perera 29, Sachitha Jayathilaka 20, Kasun Abeyrathne 6/37

Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club208 (64) Sanoj Darshika 81*, Aravinda Premaratne 39, Pasindu Madushan 5/72, Nipuna Kariyawasam 3/37 & 116/1 (19) Kasun Abeyrathne 54*, Asantha Singappuli 44*

Result – Match Drawn

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